With its extensive history and relaxed elegance, we welcome you to our secret corner of England, the ancestral seat of the 11th Earl of St Germans and home of the Eliot family.

This incredible Grade-I listed priory and house was remodelled by Sir John Soane in the 18th century, for renowned landscape gardener Humphrey Repton to then create the gardens and park.

The Gardens are open to visitors Monday – Saturday between 10am – 5pm and Sunday 11am – 2pm

The House is open to visitors for pre-booked one-hour tours, Monday – Friday at 11.30am

Please always check our Events calendar for the day of your visit as we may close the House and Gardens during private or ticketed events.

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Please be advised there are uneven surfaces on the Estate, Please wear the correct footwear – Public are advised they walk at their own risk and we will not be liable for any accidents or injuries caused.

Larger groups and families can request their own afternoon tour.

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